Anthony Ong holds appointments at Weill Cornell Medical College and at Cornell University, where he is Professor of Human Development and Director of the Human Health Labs. He received his Ph.D. in developmental psychology from the University of Southern California and completed his postdoctoral training in adult development and aging at the University of Notre Dame.
His research and teaching have been recognized by the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Gerontological Society of America, and he is the recipient of the APA Springer Early Career Achievement Award in Research on Adult Development and Aging, the Margret M. and Paul B. Baltes Early Career Award in Social and Behavioral Gerontology, and the Merrill Presidential Scholar Award for Teaching. He has authored over 100 scholarly articles and book chapters and is the co-editor of Emotion, Aging, and Health and the Oxford Handbook of Methods in Positive Psychology. His research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, John Templeton Foundation, and the RAND/Hartford Foundation.